PRE-CONFERENCE WORKSHOPS - 28 FEBRUARY 2018

 

EUROPEAN PATENT WORKSHOP - 9 am - 12 pm   

European Patent Workshop: 9 am - 12 pm

The European Patent Office will bring you a half-day workshop on the topic of: “Claim drafting - making your PCT claims fit for a fast grant at the EPO”

The following topics will be discussed in the workshop:

  1. Introducing the European patent granting procedure
    • Advantages of the PCT direct procedure
    • The EPO’s Early Certainty procedure
       
  2. General part on claim drafting
  3. Pitfalls for applicants:
    • Priority transfer
    • The EPO’s added subject matter approach (e.g. claim dependencies, Singling out, Reference documents, Divisionals)

  4. Claim drafting for medical use claims under the EPC2000.

SPONSORED BY: EUROPEAN PATENT OFFICE

 

MEDIDATA WORKSHOP - 9 am - 12 pm    

Medidata will bring a half-day workshop on the topic of: Harness the power of data for smarter drug development

In this workshop, Medidata will address the top hurdles faced by stakeholders in achieving their clinical development objectives

  • A single source of data
  • Reconciliation and integrity of data
  • Reduce site burdens
  • Improve patient experiences
  • Seamless image management process
  • Leveraging statistical analytics and machine learning algorithms to improve clinical data quality
  • Reduce trial timeline

SPONSORED BY: MEDIDATA

 

REGULATORY AFFAIRS WORKSHOP - 2 pm - 5 pm   

This workshop addresses the overview of regulatory affairs in Asia. Key discussion includes- key definition of medical devices, key regulatory framework in established vs developing countries, common problems and potential solutions to regulatory challenges in industry with an optional exam and certificate provided at the end of the conference.
Jack Wong,  Head of Regulatory Affairs,  Baxter, Singapore   in collaboration with   Asia Regulatory Professional Association

 

BIOTECH BOOTCAMP WORKSHOP - 9 am - 5 pm        

So you’re thinking of starting a biotech? Or maybe you are very early stage and want to understand how you can secure funding. This 1 day bootcamp for aspiring biotech entrepreneurs will give you an introduction into how you establish, build and manage a biotech. See below for programme breakdown.

Biotech Bootcamp

08:00

Registration

08:50

Organiser’s welcome remarks

10:10

Networking coffee break

12:00

Breakout group discussion 1

Attendees to break into group of 3-4 each discussing on a specific topic for 25 minutes. Each group will be given 5 minutes to present on 3 key learning from the brainstorm session.

Topic 1: Beyond creativity: Systematic approach to build a successful business
Hardy Chan, Chairman & President of Allianz Pharmascience, Co-founder and senior advisor of ScinoPharm, Taiwan

Topic 2: Innovation process in product development and company building
Shwen Gwee, Head of Digital Strategy, Global Clinical Operations, Biogen, USA

Topic 3: Essential ingredients and options in funding the business
Hui Hsing Ma, Senior Deal Advisor, SEA, TVM Capital Healthcare, Singapore

Topic 4: Building the right partnership to accelerate, de-risk and sustain business relationship
Bien Kiat Tan, Founder, Titan Capital, Singapore
13:00

Networking lunch break

15:15

Networking coffee break

15:45

Overview of biotech start up environment in India, opportunities and challenges

Bio entrepreneurship is not for the faint hearted. It requires huge investment, effort and long return period to see slight tangible result from massive pour of funds into R&D and operations. In this session, we present on the overview of healthcare start up environment in India, its challenges and innovation & collaboration required to foster the ecosystem. The session will also cover the common pitfall in start-ups, and practical advices on making your business more investable from an investor perspective
 
16:15

Breakout group discussion 2

Topic 5: Business Plan and Pitch in the Fundraising Process
Carrie Hillyard, Chairman, Fitgenes, Australia
Topic 6: Pre-seed/Seed Funding Pitch
Himanshu Brahmbhatt, Joint-CEO & Director, EnGeneIC, Cancer Therapeutics, Australia
Topic 7: Qualification of technology as a basis of business start up
Abha Inamdar, Assistant Vice President, Innovations Fund, Private Equity, Tata Capital, India
17:00

End of Bootcamp

last published: 20/Feb/18 04:05 GMT